The median total income of Physician Liaisons is around $56K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (around two-fifths, in fact) comes from commissions. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Physician Liaisons make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction for Physician Liaisons is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$39,668 - $79,861
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$40K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,809
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$14.10 - $33.71
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$22
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,668 - $79,861  
   
Bonus
$786 - $20,112  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
Commission
$22,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,329 - $82,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $33.71  
   
Overtime
$32.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$786 - $20,112  
   
Commission
$22,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,329 - $82,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Physician Liaison

The position of a physician liaison is relatively new in the medical field, but very important in the changing landscape of medicine. These liaisons are primarily responsible for developing relationships with physicians in order to facilitate beneficial referring practices for both health care companies and patients. They may work with primary care doctors and instruct them regarding cardiologists in their network to whom patients should be referred. They also develop ways to consolidate and increase referrals, implement strategies to reduce red tape in receiving referrals, and create reports based on their work.

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Physician Liaison Tasks

  • Responsible for building relationships with physicians and other health care leaders within a defined territory to achieve sales growth.
  • Develop new client accounts, maintain existing accounts and develop long term relationships with current and prospective clients/physicians.

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Popular Skills for Physician Liaison


Survey results imply that Physician Liaisons put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Sales, Strategic Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and Field Sales are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. Oral / Verbal Communication, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Customer Relationship Management also tend to know Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician Liaison

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $65K.

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Experience Affects Physician Liaison Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 15%


National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Physician Liaison Salaries

up arrow 15%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 11%


Field Sales
up arrow 7%


Business Development
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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